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World in Progress: Feeding the hungry

This week marks World Food Day and the International Day of Eradicating Poverty. According to the UN, about 80 percent of the world's poor live in rural areas. Most of them depend on agriculture. Hunger kills more people every year than malaria, tuberculosis and aids combined. DW talks to Francesco Burchi, development economist and senior researcher at the German Development Institute.

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